20 Jun Timken’s innovative bearing solutions
Conveyors play a vital role in maintaining the seamless operation of coal mines by facilitating the transportation of substantial coal quantities across vast distances. However, these conveyors are constantly exposed to challenging conditions, including high temperatures, humidity, dust, and contaminants. Such harsh environments pose significant risks to the machinery and components, resulting in expensive repairs and prolonged periods of downtime.
Michael Greelish, the National Business Development Manager at Motion, emphasises the crucial role played by bearings in ensuring the optimal performance of conveyors. “The significance of bearings cannot be overstated, and selecting the right bearing for the conveyor application is of paramount importance,” asserts Michael. He further explains that customers often underestimate the importance of the type of bearings they employ, and this is where Motion can provide valuable assistance.
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